|Birth: ||Apr. 16, 1923|
|Death: ||Feb. 8, 2008|
Herial Joseph Bledsoe, 84, passed away at his home in Hixson on February 8, 2008.
Raised in Soddy's Shady Grove community, Herial graduated from Soddy-Daisy High School in 1942. He served his country in the Eighth Air Force during WWII and was stationed in England; he retired from DuPont in 1982 after 34 years. A resident of Hixson since 1947, he was a member of Burks United Methodist Church.
He is predeceased by his loving wife Gailey Gann Bledsoe; his parents, Thompson and Laura Bledsoe; and brothers Ashburn, Jack, Laban, Gene, and Erial Bledsoe.
Beloved father, grandfather, brother, and friend, he is survived by his daughters, Charlotte (Roland) Parrott, Allene (Dale) Gossman, and Laura (Ray) Hall; son, Curtis (Joyce) Bledsoe; grandchildren, Scott (Karen) Parrott, Samuel (Alisha) Bledsoe, Heather (Shane) Ritchie, Steven Hall, and Rachael Hall; great-grandchildren, Christi, Greg, and Scott Parrott; Shae Hall; Taylor Bledsoe; and Axel Ritchie; brothers Woodrow (Lily) and Floyd (Ann); and sisters Virginia (Gary) Ooten and Floyce (Larry) Smith.
Funeral services will be conducted on Monday, February 11, 2008, at 1:00 PM in the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with Reverends Harold Ray and Tom Shoemate officiating. Interment will follow in Hamilton Memorial Gardens with son Curtis and grandsons Scott, Sam, Steven,
Greg, and Scott serving as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends for visitation from 4 to 8 PM on Sunday and 11 to 1 PM on Monday at the funeral home. Arrangements are by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist
Gailey Viola Gann Bledsoe (1918 - 2004)
Hamilton Memorial Gardens
Created by: Ms. Clyde
Record added: Jul 22, 2011
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